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winchester virginia right now, and not much going on in and around the city of washington first thing this morning, but if you are on your way out to early morning sunday services, be careful the tiny coating of snow we did get last night has left slippery spots on the road this morning. be on the lookout for that. and snow showers for sure, and amounts not amounting to much of anything and that the cold flow through here enough to ring out a snow shower or two from time to time but not enough moisture to work with so nothing to shovel or worry about. and yet another monday clipper comes racing through here bringing another chance for snow late monday evening into early tuesday morning. and so through this morning cloudy and cold with snow showers and temperatures in the low to mid-30s and then your breakdown during game time today, pregame 2:00 to 5:00, and temperatures in the upper 30s, and no real travel problems. during game time, 6:00 to 10:00, and skies will try to clear out just a little bit, and then going home after the game, mid-20s, be careful and it will be cold and slippe
of new york city is dead at the age of 88. >>> alaskan flight, the pilot passing out in the cockpit. the first officer forced to take control. >>> and the superstar and the super bowl, beyonce uses her singing voice to silence some of her critics. ♪ and the rockets red glare >> vowing to sing live on sunday as america gets set for its big game. >> and we're getting set with al in san francisco and natalie live in baltimore "today," friday, february 1st, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. you did not have to grow up in new york city to know the name ed koch, who served as mayor for three terms from 1978 to 1989 and used his sometimes combative style to help rescue the city from near financial ruin. >> i did grow up around here. he was a force. when you would come across a voter, he would always say, how am i doing? am i doing okay? he died overnight at new york presb
are on a friday field trip in boston this morning. >> we are inside this city's historic hall. we'll get into everything that makes boston such a great place. there's a great crowd outside all fired up. can't wait to get outside and say hi to them. >>> meteorite coming out of russia, absolutely terrifying and frightening. >> this is something you expect to see in a weird movie. you can see that meteorite as it's burning, streaks across the skies in the euro mountains overnight, 900 miles of east of moscow. seconds later you can hear that loud explosion. >> unfortunately there's been some injuries this morning. duncan golestani has more. >> reporter: traveling at 33,000 miles per hour, no wonder people were panicking. streaking across an early morning sky, a burst of light and an explosion of sound. unverified pictures appear to show russian's city's close shave with a meteorite. locals heard and felt the shock wave of it passing. people stunned sbun sure of what they had seen were left staring at the meteorite's trail. this man said it lasted three, maybe four seconds. more than 400 are
on the campus of city college of san francisco and camped out since yesterday afternoon. police let them stay overnight. they want the administration to put pressure on city hallm7k to keep the school open. city college is at risk of losing accreditation next month because of budgetary issues. students want to meet with administrators on ways to keep the school open. >> the ferry service is trying to solve problems that have had complaints over sold out boats and parking during the morning rush. the marin independent journal says transportation officials are considering several new ideas including building a new packing structure at or near the ferry terminal and adding another boat to accommodate human crowds. cornell bernard is talking with commuters about the proposals with their reaction coming up next half hour. >> a major silicon valley company could bring big bucks to mineta san jose international airport. today, officials will unveil a proposal to build a private hangar to house jets belonging to google's senior executives that would be used by other companies. this is expected to bri
the city council will vote on a ban on styrofoam at large restaurants. environmental groups back the proposal but as elissa harrington tells us owners are local eateries are unhappy about it. >> reporter: they are your to- go boxes, doggie bags and hot cups of coffee but styrofoam food packaging could soon be history in san jose. the city is considering banning polystyrene foodwear. a city council member says foam accounts for between 7 to 15% of litter in their creeks. >> it doesn't biodegrade. it's not recyclable. and as a result, it remains in our landfills if we're lucky and if we're not, it ends up in the bellies of a lot of wildlife. >> reporter: if passed, san jose would join more than 70 other cities in california that have already ditched styrofoam including san francisco, berkeley and palo alto. it would also be the largest city to do so. some restaurant workers in town worry how this might affect them. >> that's what we use every, single day. >> reporter: alejandro simone at a bar downtown is concerned about the price difference bet
and voluntary evacuations in parts of the city of laurel. bob barnard is there now. >> reporter: southbound route 1 is now open. the emergency shelter open in the city of laurel is now closed. the evacuation order which was never mandatory has been lifted and the water is receding, all this tall grass behind me just a couple hours ago was underwater including that warning sign back there. wever, it has been a deadly day here. this is what it looks like along a good portion of the patuxent river. >> this river is way beyond normal levels. >> reporter: about 8 feet higher than normal according to wsse officials. wednesday's heavy rains and significant runoff upstream forced the water authority to open the floodgates at both the brighton and duckett dams before dawn this morning to relieve pressure on the tridelphia and rocky gorge reservoirs. the release of all that water caught many downstream off guard including some homeless living along the river in nearby anne arundel county. >> i walked out to 4-foot of water. i've been sitting here freezing all day. >> reporter: a friend of his did n
in alabama entering its fourth day. >>> mayor of new york city from 1978 until 1989 ed koch has died. >>> i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. it was about the president and the inauguration. ♪ the brave ♪ any questions? >>> monthly jobs numbers, the unemployment rate is now 7.9% 157,000 jobs were added. >>> three people are dead in a massive traffic pile-up. meanwhile ten people were injured in a pile-up west of indianapolis. >>> all that -- >> we'd like to -- >> are you sloppy? >> yeah. >> are you -- >> this is horrible. why did i even rush here? >> oh, shut up, dave. >>> he's from nebraska he's a war hero. >> he's from nebraska that's a qualification? >> all that matters. >> new orleans hosts a big party. >> on "cbs this morning." >> some say their favorite part of the super bowl game is the commercials. >> ooh that really targets their key demographic. 14-year-old boys making $500,000 a year. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning" from super bowl park at jackson square new orleans. we want to get right to some breaking news from ankara tu
. >> and i'm julie haener. this is a tragic night for the city of santa cruz. who officers shot to death in a city that has not even lost one offer -- officer in the line of duty. detective sergeant lauren butch baker, 27 years with the department and detective elizabeth butler 10 years with the department have been identified as the victims. police also killed the gunman, matt keller is live at the scene. >> reporter: that briefing with investigators and santa cruz's major just ended -- santa cruz' mayor just gave the statement. the first shots came at 3:30 at a house across the street from a whole foods market and schools skwr-tz i heard a round of 40 to -- >> i heard a round of 40 to 50 shots across the street from where our children are. >> we lost two exceptionally fine officers today. >> reporter: a suspect was also shot to death but the sheriff said he ordered a door to door search as the sun went down just to make sure there was not another suspect. with many people still trapped inside the perimeter. >> s.w.a.t. teams you know told her to stay down and she's been down ever sin
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emanuel has ordered a flood of cops into the city's most violent neighborhoods today. there have been seven shootings since last night, but it was the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl just a mile from president obama's chicago home that prompted this crackdown, and dean reynolds has more. >> hadiya pendleton was shot in the back on tuesday as she and some friends gathered at this park on the way home from high school. targeted, police said, by a gunman who likely thought they were rival gang members trespassing on his turf. damon stewart is hadiya's godfather and a chicago policeman. >> wrong place, wrong time-- one individual walks in, and somebody does a shooting. nothing you can do about it. >> reporter: but the plan announced today to shift 200 police officers from desk jobs to street duty is one initiative designed to saturate gang- infested neighborhoods with law enforcement. >> as we grieve for hadiya, we need to work together to protect our greatest resource-- the children of the city of chicago. >> reporter: but earlier this month, the mayor admitted it will take more tha
on the boeing 737. >>> ed koch died. he served three terms and rescued the city from near financial ruins. gained a national reputation for his out spoken style and trademark question, how am i doing. koch died of congestive heart failure. he was 88 years old. charlie, you knew him well. >> i did. he was a true new yorker, a man who loved his city. until i saw him a few months ago, a man of the city and an incredible mayor. >> a documentary coming up soon. >>> and now white house officials tell cbs's major garrett they're disappointed at yesterday's confirmation hearing but they believe the former nebraska senator will be confirmed if only by a slim margin. one of the most damages remarks came from john mccain over the iraq troop surge. >> would you please answer the question. were you correct or incorrect when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference to -- >> are you answering the question, senator hagel? the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightfo
in the windy city. a tragic wakeup call in the world of extreme sports. after a snowmobile rider died from injuries he sustained in a crash at the x games. that's ahead in sports. first, our top story at 5:30 a.m. eastern time in new york city. we start with chuck hagel's rough day on capitol hill. lawmakers attacked the former senator and vietnam veteran in a contentious, nearly eight hour hearing over his nomination to become at the next u.s. defense secretary. the question was expected to be tough but he appeared uncomfortable, even unprepared. the most heated exchange of the day came from a former close friend, senator john mccain who grilled hagel on opposing the 2007 u.s. troop surge in iraq. >> wiere you correct or incorret when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference to -- >> are you going to answer the question, senator hagel? the question is, were you right or wrong. that's a pretty straight forward question. >> well, i -- >> i would like the answer whether
88 years. i have no regrets. >> the late great former new york mayor, ed koch. as brash as the city he led. >> i changed the city of new york. i gave people back their morale. >> his own words, a true american oerm. >> plus, game on. our super bowl preview, the big game, the big hits. cnn's rachel nichols and pat o'brien cover it all. >> also, this just in. jennifer lawrence, wait, she's approaching at high speed. >> that's what i'm talking ability. >> thank goodness. this is breaking news. >> after thursday's electrifying entrance, the two-time oscar nominee brings back the drama and her director, david o. russell. >> i have been terribly blessed. >> and she reveals what she thinks of me. >> we were texting. i said i had to be here. i said, i'm going to be on piers morgan with you, and his reply was, ooh, we're so cool. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. on a day of a deadly attack on a u.s. embassy in turkey and rising protests against egypt, the changing of the guard in the state department paused to pay tribute to ed koch, the mayor of new york died of congestiv
out each day for the 7:50 and 8:20 runs to the city carrying 5,300 passenger as day but parking is limited to only 1,800 spaces and they sell out fast. the parking is free but the district could consider charging to park using the fees to build a parking structure or parking deal with businesses. the district also floating the idea of adding another boat during high commuter times. it is positive dilemma but the bridge district says it needs to do something and fast. a decision could be made here in the next couple of months. we are live in larkspur this morning for abc7. >> supporters of an effort to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk will hold a rally at city hall. last month, san francisco supervisor introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. he was california's first openly gay elected official. he was assassinated along with mayor moscone in 1978. organizers say the rally is to urge the other supervisors who support the legislation. voter could decide on the name change in november. >> a top boeing o
of caution. >> in kansas city people are still trying to get themselves out of the snow dumped on them last week. now they're facing more. >> as you can see behind me what we are dealing with. >> officials are pleading with residents to stay off the road. >> we have--declared a deft as an emergency for kansas and missouri. the the texas panhandle was hit hard. take a look from amarillo. >> you can see snow drifts from 1-3 feed. >> here is a yardstick peeking out of an almost 3 ft. snowdrift. thothose who venture out have to deal with strong winds and poor visibility. is what to call a historical was it. >> imf melisa reney. >> so far this morning as f zero is only reporting a handful of delayed flights to texas. the only cancellations of all flights to kansas city. as always, if you had a fight today. call ahead and check with your carrier before heading to an airport. >> much quieter here with our weather let us turn to erica. >> before we get to our weather let us look at satellite and radar. a brutal blizzard has impacted the southern plains. another foot is expected heading into the res
. >>> an unprecedented tragedy in santa cruz. two veteran police officers shot to death. they are the city's first officers to be killed in the line of duty. we have team coverage. ktvu's janine de la vega is learning more about the officers and getting community reaction. but we begin with tara moriarty with new information on the shooting and the suspect. tara? >> reporter: we understand the suspect lived a couple of houses down the street. behind me is actually doyle street. police say after the suspect killed two officers over on branciforte drive, he came here and it appears he was shot in front of this garage. now, there were too many bullet holes to count. several garages are strung together in this complex and at least half of them were riddled with holes, chunks of one door even missing. we also spotted bullet holes on a nearby van. two cars were towed earlier this morning from the scene. one of them had two bullet holes through the front windshield. loren baker and elizabeth butler were both killed during a confrontation yesterday afternoon about a mile from the beach on branciforte aven
in police custody. and then, of course, there's the city of chicago. more people killed there last year than american troops killed in afghanistan. more than 40 gun murders so far just this year, and today they announced a new strategy. nbc's kevin tibbles starts us off from there tonight. good evening. >> brian, 2013 is barely a month old and already 42 murders in the city of chicago. the latest has galvanized this city into taking action. >> no one gets a pass. >> reporter: today, chicago city officials went on the offensive. taking aim at gun violence by calling for background checks on gun buyers. >> loss of any child, in any community, in this city, is a loss to the entire city. reporter: moving 200 more officers from behind their desks to the streets. >> if i have to put a policeman here, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365, we're going to make a point that this territory belongs to the community. >> i'm hadiya, year 2015. >> reporter: the victims have names and families. 15-year-old honor student, hadiya pendelton, has become the latest face of violence in this city. in sixth grade, sh
for the city of santa cruz. who officers shot to death in a city that has not even lost one offer -- officer in the line of duty. detective sergeant lauren butch baker, 27 years with the department and detective elizabeth butler 10 years with the department have been identified as the victims. police also killed the gunman, matt keller is live at the scene. >> reporter: that briefing with investigators and santa cruz's major just ended -- santa cruz' mayor just gave the statement. the first shots came at 3:30 at a house across the street from a whole foods market and schools skwr-tz i heard a round of 40 to -- >> i heard a round of 40 to 50 shots across the street from where our children are. >> we lost two exceptionally fine officers today. >> reporter: a suspect was also shot to death but the sheriff said he ordered a door to door search as the sun went down just to make sure there was not another suspect. with many people still trapped inside the perimeter. >> s.w.a.t. teams you know told her to stay down and she's been down ever since. >> reporter: three schools were put on lock down. a
. this is mexico city. the blast killed at least 26 people and wounded more than 100 people. it happened in the basement of a neighboring building. >>> a grueling day for chuck hagel. the choice for secretary of defense spent much of the day on the defensive with senators grilling hagel on his statements on israel and iran. this was not pretty. was it enough to secure a cabinet position? here is cnn's chris lawrence. >> they attacked chuck hagel from all sides. >> why do you think the iranian foreign ministry so strongly supports your nomination for secretary of defense? >> give me an example where we've been intim dated by the israeli jewish lobby to do something dumb? >> at time he stumbled through his answers and had to repeatedly correct himself. >> i have just been handed a note that i misspoke. >> reporter: leading one senator to say -- >> i want to clarify the clarify. >> reporter: in the muddle, some things became clear. hagel supports a negotiated reductions in america's nuclear weapons. he'll push for spouses of gay and lesbian troops to receive benefits and he believes the u.s
this country, just today. and tonight, the plan to fight back in the city hardest hit. >>> sneak attack. chinese hackers launch an all-out assault on two of the biggest corporate names in america as the thought of cyber warfare just became more real for a lot of americans. >>> mixed signals in the american economy. wall street closes out its best january in almost 20 years. but what about the other indicators that we're headed for more trouble. >>> and breaking her silence. beyonce shows up in new orleans, and in the process delivers what one reporter called the first in your face moment of the super bowl. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. the people at the brady campaign to prevent gun violence, the people who also compile the numbers, tell us that so far today, 203 people have been shot in this country. that's just today, and just as of 6:00 p.m. eastern time. among the shootings, kauffman, texas, an assistant district attorney gunned down and killed outside the courthouse wher
the northern city of aleppo. the news comes from one ongoing violence in the capital of damascus, where both sides are fighting for control of key roads. on tuesday, navi pillay, the u.n. commissioner for human rights said that civilians are paying the price. >> the security council is at its best when it acts in a unified voice. a lack of consensus on syria and resulting in action has been disastrous for civilians on all sides. we will be judged against the tragedy that has unfolded before our eyes. this council, as well as those of us in key positions within the un will likely be asked what we did. >> according to navi pillay, the death toll in syria is approaching 70,000. barring the forces have broken up a protest with tear gas and stun grenades. hundreds of people tried to march to a demonstration downtown. more protests are planned as a band to demonstrations. italy's top intelligence official has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the kit that make up an islamic cleric. nicolo pollari was conducted in 2003. omar was taken to u.s. bases in italy and germany before tak
reminder that gun violence is out of control especially though in bigger cities like new orleans where the super bowl is about to be played and in detroit and in chicago where the reverend jesse jackson led a march today commemorating the life of the 15-year-old majorette who performed at president obama's inauguration. the teenager shot in the back and killed also on tuesday. now, before i tell you why i think the assault weapons ban that the president is seeking is almost beside the point when it comes to gun violence, let's see how new orleans and other violence-plagued cities are dealing. the super bowl just hours away. security sky high in the big easy. >> i can stand here and it tell you without a doubt that this week there is no safer place to be than the city of new orleans. >> that is a comfort for many thousands of visitors to the city struggling to recover from the plague of violent crime crime that followed hurricane katrina in 2005. >> when you hear the stories it breaks your heart to know that they have been able to see first hand what is going on in the streets. >> this
is elected there will be two popes living just a few yards away from each other here in vatican city. critics suggest having two popes both with the same key aides serving them is going to cause conflict but the vatican insists while the situation is unique, no trouble will arise. pope benedict will be called your holiness and will continue to wear a white robe. but he is trading his famous red shoes for a brown pair he received on a trip to mexico. >> when the pope was asked what he wanted to wear, he told, i want the shoes from leone in mexico. >> reporter: pope benedict asked the faithful to pray for the cardinals who will choose his successor. 115 cardinals under the age of 80 will vote in a secret election early next month. certainly one of the questions people here in rome have been asking are what exactly will this pope do now that he is in retirement? the pope has said he wants too rededicate himself to prayer and meditation. he basically says we will not see him after he abdicates tomorrow. >> can you tell us, what is it an emotional addre
. >> more victims from large explosion in mexican city. 14 people dead. another 100 are hurt after blast ripped through the part of the headquarters of mexico state, state owned oil company. it appears the explosion took place in the basement of administrative building that stands next to the 52 story office tower. mexican police are trying to find out what caused the explosion. smoke can be seen rising over mexico city sky line but again many dead and dozens and dozens injured. >> green fighter jet looking aircraft made low passes over the bay area today. perhaps you saw it. latest weapon that scientist are using to fight air pollution. 7 news business and technology reporter david louie explains how airborne lab could some day allow to us bra breathe cleaner air. >> this jet is on target specific mission today. tout capture ozone and green house gas over the bay area in the never ending battle to control air pollution. one of the under wing pod is equipped as airborne science lab. intake on the bottom sample the air and out the back and measurement and analysis. the mission is
and brash mayor, and the people of new york city loved him. we'll tell you about that, straight ahead. christine. >>> and the first jobs report of 2013 released in an hour and a half. the numbers for you, what it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're waiting for more information, the
an extraordinary transformation, starting with you. when you look at what's happened to this city, and you made a documentary, that's a key part of that, how do you feel about your legacy? >> i will tell you, frankly .i believe that i created the foundation. i gave people back their morale. cy built 250,000 housing units and affordable rentals. and a whole host of other things. it it created the climate for what ultimately others after me, david dinkins and rudy giuliani and the new mayor, mike bloomberg, particularly him, have done. we are once again the international capital of the world. i honestly truly believe that. >> when you look at what's happening in the gun tonight in america, clearly new york made a clear stand about guns. and it's pretty successful. new york is becoming a pretty city, in comparison to cities like chicago? what's your view on the debate? >> i believe the constitutional amendment to really address the issue. when we're doing like we are doing it a little bit at a time and the united states supreme court has a tendency to strike down what we do, washington, d.c. banne
. >>> oakland mayor jean quan is preparing for her state of the city address. what she will talk about tonight. and what needs the most attention. >>> fallout from dismissile of christopher dorner. heat the police department is catching from other former police officers. >>> the massive budget cuts hagel faces just two days away. >>> welcome back. time now 6:15. new this morning just about a half hour ago chuck hagel was sworn in as secretary of defense. this is brand new video of hagel arriving at the pentagon. he was confirmed by the u.s. senate just yesterday after a very bitter seven week fight on capitol hill. hagel will make his first remark to defense employees two hour hours from right now. as secretary of defense his top priority will be dealing with $46 billion in budget cuts. they will kick in on friday unless congress takes action to avoid those cuts. we are hearing that more plans to avert the cuts could come out today. if congress does nothing in 48 hours, those automatic budget cuts known as sequestration become law. kyla cramp bell is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom. kyla
learned that former new york city mayor ed koch has died at the age of 8. a spokesman says he died of congestive heart failure. the outspoken mayor known for his trademark phrase "how am i doing" served from 1978 to 1989 and was credited with lifting new york out of a crushing economic crisis that became the envy of other big u.s. cities. current new york city mayor michael bloomberg spoke about the mayor. he has ordered flags to fly at half staff. we'll have more on the man who once said he wanted to be mayor for life later this hour. ♪ these are... [ male announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor. [ male announcer ] finally mom's oven baked taste... straight from the microwave. like oven roasted chicken in a creamy alfredo sauce. marie callender's new comfort bakes. it's time to savor. if we took the nissan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and class-leading 38
city mayor ed koch has died. he passed away from congestive heart failure. he had really problems with his health over the last many years. mayor koch elected in 1977. he was a judge on the people's court, and he had been hospitalized recent well fluid on his lungs. moved to intensive care yesterday. he was 88 years old. richard socaridies joins us. writer for "new yorker," former aide to president clinton. when i was a kid growing up in long island, mayor koch was almost a mythical figure. >> larger than life. when i grew up in manhattan, he was mayor, and as you said, he was very feisty, said what he thought. new yorkers loved him. he gave new york some tough love. he would say whatever he thought, famous for savering a city from bankruptcy. but also governing at very challenging times, beginning of the aids crisis. a locality of racial tension and diversity. issues of racial tension and diversity in new york. he served during very challenging times, took very controversial positions, no one questioned he loved the city and a fighter for new york always. >> his personality itsel
the city of new york today in an opinion piece published on the daily caller beb site. after hurricane sandy, he writes, we saw the hellish world that the gun prohibitionists see as their utopia. looters ran wild in south brooklyn, and if you wanted to walk several miles to get supplies, you better get back before dark or you might not get home at all. yes. while nobody in this city recognizes that bogus, racist, and entirely mythical description of new york during the hurricane, mr. lapierre says ordinary americans are now at the mercy of everything from marauding latino gangs to urban thugs and drug dealers and woe to him who cannot defend himself and his property. >> upstairs. >> get the women upstairs! >> yes, mr. lapierre tells us that it is apocalypse now in america, a country in a spiral of descent now cratering close to the congo when it comes to law and orders. responsible americans, writes mr. lapierre, realize that the world as we know it has changed. terrorists, crime, drug bangs, the possibility of euro-style debt riots, civil unrest, or natural disaster. as one who actual
fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the earth. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know, literally shook me out of bed. i kind of gathered myself and looked out the window and i saw this giant streak across the sky that was
for cover. parts of the meteor fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the earth. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know, literally shook me out of bed. i kind of gathered myself and looked out the window and i saw this g
russia, and sent people running for cover. parts of the meteor fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the eah. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know, literally shook me out of bed. i kind of gathered myself and look
missing at this hour after a massive gas explosion at a popular restaurant in crowded downtown kansas city. cross jj's restaurant going up in flames sending 14 people to the hospital. >> dhef stating rescue crews will be bigging through as several people in the restaurant could smell gas earlier in the day. utility workers came in to check the building. they told everyone inside to leave. minutes later the restaurant exploded rocking the entire neighborhood. >> he stepped out the door wasn't two minutes we were grabbing our stuff and the explosion hit. it hit you like a shock wave. >> you feel it and the heat of the fire came into my car. the windows were up i could feel the heat. >> the blast knocked out windows several blocks away. more than 100 firefighters rushed to the scenes and battled that inferno. not clear if any employees were inside at the time. 14 people were taken to the hospital. officials believe contractor working near the restaurant struck a natural gas line causing the explosion. the gas company says it is investigating. anna kooiman, thank you so much. happened at 6:00
ahead. first, let's get to the news live here at 5:30 a.m. eastern time at 30 rock in new york city. we begin with new developments involving the nation's highly secretive drone campaign. members of congress demanding more details into how the administration justifies the targeted killing of american citizens. the white house says president obama has directed the department of justice to brief members of the intelligence committees. the move comes after five groups of 11 senators led by ron widen of oregon demanded insight into the government's legal rational for drone strikes against americans abroad. senator widen took his frustrations to twitter writing, every american has the right to know when their government believes it is allowed to kill them. very strong words. this, of course, follows a leaked white house memo obtained by nbc news this week detailing the criteria required for such a strike. the white house yesterday found itself under quite a bit of pressure ahead to have day's sthat confirmation hearings for john brennan, of course, nominated to be the next head of the cia. >
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